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pay offyield good results; succeed.Rate it:

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pay offTo bribe, especially to deter oversight.Rate it:

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pay offTo become worthwhile after a lapse.Rate it:

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pay forTo exchange for, especially money for goods or services.Rate it:

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pay outTo distribute money; to disburse.Rate it:

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pay the freightTo bear the cost.Rate it:

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pay upTo pay for something in total, after a certain amount of time after receiving a purchase.Rate it:

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you get what you pay forIn commercial transactions, the quality of goods and services increases as the prices increase, i.e., the more one pays, the better the merchandise.2003, Michael Blumenthal, "For Whom the School Bell Tolls," Time, 7 Dec.:Though it may sound unapologetically capitalistic to say soRate it:

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pay outTo repay, take revenge.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's capability.Rate it:

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beyond one's pay gradeBeyond one's level of authority.Rate it:

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hell to payVery unpleasant consequences; a great deal of trouble.Rate it:

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if you pay peanuts, you get monkeysOffering a low salary will not attract skilled employees.Rate it:

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pay a visitTo visit.Rate it:

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pay attentionTo be attentive; to focus one's attention.Rate it:

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pay forTo be punished or held accountable for.Rate it:

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pay for itTo suffer the consequences of one's actions.Rate it:

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pay one's debt to societyTo serve time in prison or a similar correctional facility.Rate it:

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pay one's duesTo acquire status or to earn the right to enjoy certain benefits, especially through lengthy experience, hardship, or service to an organization.Rate it:

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pay one's duesTo outlay money which is owed as a membership fee or price of admission.Rate it:

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pay outTo slacken a rope by lengthening it; to allow a rope to run out.Rate it:

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pay packetA sealed envelope containing a person's wages.Rate it:

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pay packetthe amount a person earns from employment.Rate it:

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pay the billsTo provide enough income to sustain one's lifestyle.Rate it:

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pay the fiddlerTo contribute in order to participate.Rate it:

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pay the fiddlerTo face the consequences of one’s actions..Rate it:

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pay the freightTo pay for the cost of transport.Rate it:

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pay the piperTo pay a monetary debt or experience unfavorable consequences, especially when the payment or consequences are inevitable in spite of attempts to avoid them.Rate it:

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pay through the noseTo pay a high price, especially an exorbitant or excessive amount, either in money or in some other manner.Rate it:

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rob peter to pay paulTo solve a problem in a way that makes another problem worse.Rate it:

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bring offTo succeed in doing something considered to be very difficult.Rate it:

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bugger offGo away.Rate it:

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call off the carpetTo get away fromRate it:

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cut offTo remove via cutting.Rate it:

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cut off one's nose to spite one's faceTo harm oneself as a result of attempting to harm an adversary.Rate it:

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dash offTo leave a place quickly or briefly.Rate it:

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doze offTo fall asleep unintentionally.Rate it:

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draw offTo remove by using a siphon.Rate it:

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drift offTo fall asleep in a gradual manner.Rate it:

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eff offA censored form of the phrase f** off.Rate it:

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fall offTo become detached or to drop from.Rate it:

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finish offTo finish completely.Rate it:

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fly off the handlegetting angry for a small little thingRate it:

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fly off the handleTo become very angry or enraged; to throw a fit or go crazy.Rate it:

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go in offTo pot the cue ball accidentally after hitting the object ball.Rate it:

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go offTo explode metaphorically; to become very angry.Rate it:

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hold offTo delay someone or something temporarily; to keep at bay.Rate it:

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jack offTo masturbate.Rate it:

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jerk offTo masturbate, usually a male.Rate it:

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off and onIntermittently.Rate it:

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